All the people in the above commercial are not actors. They are all people who have been directly affected by organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. Below are some of their stories. Even if you don’t know it, there are people in your life who have been affected by donation.
Living kidney donor
Wife of a donor
Heart transplant recipient
on organ, eye and tissue donation
Nearly 113,000 people in the United States are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.
1,700 men, women and children waiting for a transplant are right here in Northeast Ohio. These individuals are your friends, your neighbors and your family members.
Doctors will always try to save your life. Becoming a registered donor will never change that.
Donors do not incur additional medical expenses because of their decision.
Donors are icons, heroes and legends. Donors from Northeast Ohio saved the lives of 452 people in 2019.